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The RAA&M National 2019 Show

Presented by Rockport Art Association & Museum at Rockport Art Association & Museum, Rockport MA

Sep 05 2019
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Oct 01 2019
The RAA&M National 2019 Show

Over $5,000 in Prize Money to be awarded!!!

The RAA&M National 2019 is an open invitational for artists across the United States to exhibit artwork crafted in a diverse number of media (drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, painting, digital art and sculpture) here at the Rockport Art Association & Museum.

Our two esteemed judges are Tom Hughes for the category of traditional art (www.tomhughespaintings.com/home), and Jo Ann Rothschild in the category of contemporary art (www.joannrothschild.com)

To Apply: Please visit our website

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ADMISSION INFO

Up to 3 entries: $35.00 for RAA&M members and $45.00 for non-members.  (You may become contributing member for $40 reducing the show fee by $10)

Contact: 978-546-6604

Email: raamnational@gmail.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

SUBMISSION CRITERIA AND CONTENT

Entries must be original. Once artwork is submitted, it may not be withdrawn by the artist. All artwork must remain hanging until the end of the exhibit unless sold.

 

LOCATION

The Aldro T. Hibbard Gallery, the main gallery at the Rockport Art Association & Museum, 12 Main Street Rockport, MA 01966.

 

ARTWORK FORMAT, PRESENTATION & SIZE REQUIREMENTS

Artwork submissions are limited to 3 artworks per artist in the following media: drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, painting, digital art and sculpture.

 

Maximum size is 40 x 60 inches including the frame. All works on paper must be matted, framed and covered with glass or Plexiglas.

 

Frames must be in good condition. Entries must be dry, properly prepared for exhibition and properly wired for hanging. The wire and eye screws must not show when the artwork is hung.

 

Gallery wrapped canvas does not require framing unless the edges are unfinished.

Maximum weight per hanging piece is 10 pounds.

 

ENTRIES & FEES

The exhibit will be juried using digital images (jpgs) submitted/ uploaded, by individual artists during the July 20 – October 1, 2019 submission period onto the smarterentry.com site.

 

Up to 3 entries: $35.00 for RAA&M members and $45.00 for non-members.  (You may become contributing member for $40 reducing the show fee by $10)

To become a Rockport Art Association & Museum member either contact the RAA&M at (978) 546-6604, or pay for contributing membership within smarterentry.com while submitting for this exhibit, or go to rockportartassn.org or visit us at 12 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966.

 

There is no guarantee of acceptance into the exhibit.

 

A sales commission of 40% based on original price will be taken by RAA&M when a work sells during the exhibit. Fees are non-refundable.

 

FORMAT FOR DIGITAL IMAGES (JPGS) AND HOW TO SEND THEM

All entries must be submitted in a digital JPEG format, either cropped to remove background or on a black background without a mat or frame.

 

Photos of the artwork should not be taken through glass or plexiglass. Image quality is critical: poor photography and presentation may affect acceptance by the jurors. Digital images must be representative of the artwork.

 

RELEASE OF LIABILITY

By entering “RAA&M National”, the artist acknowledges that all reasonable care will be taken to safeguard the artwork(s) and the premises and said person accepts that RAA&M and its agents, directors, officers and volunteers will not be responsible for any damage, injury, liability loss or theft should any occur. Insurance for artwork entered in this exhibit is each individual artist’s responsibility.

 

SHIPPING INFORMATION

Work that has been juried into the exhibit should be hand delivered or shipped to arrive at The Rockport Art Association & Museum no later than Saturday, November 9, 2019.

 

Mailing address:

Rockport Art Association & Museum

Attn: S. Milton

12 Main Street

Rockport, MA 01966

 

REPRODUCTION OF ARTWORK

Any artwork entered in this exhibit may be reproduced for advertising, marketing, and promotional purposes for “RAA&M National” or future exhibits without consent from or notification to the artist or the artist’s agent.

 

SALES

All artwork should be for sale. Prices cannot be changed from those stated at submission. RAA&M will receive a 40% commission on any and all sales from the exhibit or as a result of the exhibit. The artist will receive 60%. Artists should expect payment within four weeks after the close of the exhibit. All sales are final.

 

PROMOTION OF THE EXHIBIT

Promotion will be handled by the RAA&M, but we welcome artists promoting the exhibit themselves as well.

 

EXHIBIT CONTACT EMAIL: raamnational@gmail.com

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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LOCATION

Rockport Art Association & Museum

12 Main Street, Rockport, MA 01966

PARKING INFO

Metered street parking is available in front of the Rockport Art Association on Main Street, as well as the surrounding streets of Mount Pleasant Street, Broadway, and School Street. Additionally, parking is available at the Town Transfer Center and trolly service provided to Dock Square during the summer.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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